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Austin Motel

1220 S. Congress St., Austin, TX 78704
Austin Motel
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Detroit, Michigan
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We stayed here for three nights last week, and we loved the hotel and the location. The rooms are all decorated differently and have all the standard features, but the true worth of this hotel is both the location and the price. It is located right in the SoCo shopping area, with lots of restaurants, clubs, and shops all within... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We found this motel online and booked a Valentine get away. We chose it after reading the Southern Living Article and looking at the cool pictures. It is exactly that, a cool old style motel. We happen to love vintage retro style and appreciate renovated spaces plus the location was great! The staff seemed friendly, very helpful upon arrival however... More 

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VICTORIA
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53 reviews 53 reviews
7 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

For those of us on a budget; and/or dealing with our Canadian dollars being at such a low exchange rate (29% less than U.S. dollar!) the Austin Motel was almost perfect for me. I traveled as a single female senior; although I can easily pass for my late 50's. The bed was VERY comfortable; the rooms are appealing with the... More 

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Hopatcong, NJ, USA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I've stayed at the Austin Motel several times over the past 5 years and have always had a good experience. The location is wonderful -- it's in an area of South Congress that reminds me of Greenwich Village with popular restaurants and shops .. and it's a 20 minute walk from central Austin (the Capitol) or you can take a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This was my first time in Austin and I was very hesitant about where to stay to be close to all the landmarks. Apparently I made a right decision. If you don't expect from motel to be a 5 star hotel then you will not be disappointed. The motel is very clean and has everything you need, but the keywords... More 

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Perth, Australia
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101 reviews 101 reviews
39 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The location of this motel is brilliant. It's on the doorstep of the best part of town if you want to experience Austin. Great restaurants, food trucks, coffee and shopping.book a suite for more room and parking at your door.

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Golden
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Stayed at the Austin Hotel several times while in Austin for business. Stayed in the small single rooms due to short trips. The rooms are simple, but clean. The location is excellent - with the S. Congress area right out the door. Plenty of great hip restaurants and bars to enjoy following a work day.

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2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We had never been to Austin before and did not know what to expect when we booked at the Austin Motel. Location and price were the deciding factors. The Motel is a good old fashioned Motel. Our room had been updated in the not too distant past -- bathroom had newer tile etc. Our room was dubbed the Great Wall... More 

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Eufaula, Alabama
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We stayed for three nights, along with others attending a wedding. If you're looking for a Marriott Courtyard or the like, this is not your place. However, if you want a change of pace and want to be convenient to the downtown and South Congress Street action, this is your place. Great shops and restaurants all within blocks. Check out... More 

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austin tx
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Nice folks, a great location. It was an easy walk to Palmer Auditorium, Congress Ave. (bat) bridge, Town Lake, night clubs and restaurants. Like a block away from the Continental Club. The grounds were well tended. The pool appeared attractive, but I didn't use it. The room had glazed tile flooring, a tube TV situated in a very difficult to... More 

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